Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Laridae
Scientific name Sternula albifrons Common name Little Tern
Population name placens
Breeding range E Australia & E Tasmania Non-breeding range Australia, Indonesia, New Guinea
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Oceania
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
EAAF Partnership
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 15,000 15,000 [R165]
WPE 2 0 0 15,000 15,000 [R165]
WPE 3 0 0 15,000 15,000 [R165]
WPE 4 0 0 15,000 15,000 [R165]
WPE 5 1999 2012 10,000 10,000 Expert opinion [S7392] [R267] [R1038] [R1056]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1965 1980 DEC [R165]
WPE 2 1965 1980 DEC [R165]
WPE 3 1965 1980 DEC [R165]
WPE 4 1965 1980 DEC [R165]
WPE 5 1990 1999 INC? No idea [T5537] [R267]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 1994 150
WPE 2 1997 150
WPE 3 2002 150
WPE 4 2006 150
WPE 5 2012 100

References

  • R165 - Croxall, J.P., Evans, P.G.H. and Schreiber, R.W. (eds.). 1984. Status and Conservation of the World's Seabirds. ICBP Technical Publication No. 2. Cambridge, UK.
  • R267 - Green, A.J. 1992a. The status and conservation of the White-winged Wood Duck (Cairina scutulata). IWRB Special Publication No. 17. Slimbridge, UK. 115 pp.
  • R1038 - Chatto, R. 2001. The distribution and status of colonial breeding seabirds in the Northern Territory.?Technical Report. 70, Parks and Wildlife Commission of the Northern Territory, Australia.
  • R1056 - DSEWPAC 2012. Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, Canberra. Available from: http://www.environment.gov.au/sprat. Accessed Fri, 20 Apr 2012.

Notes

  • S7392 - Estimate for placens for WPE5 is based on detailed studies in E Australia with allowance for less well known part of breeding range in N Australia.
  • T5537 - Numbers increasing at some eastern sites in response to management interventions.



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